Ian Eagle is back in 2018 for his eleventh season as the play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football coverage. He has also called the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Westwood One.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
Ian Eagle's Posts
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants 34-13 on Thursday night. The defending champs improved to 3-3 on the season. Saquon Barkley was the lone… Read More »
FOXBORO, MA – Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes – including the 500th of his illustrious career – and added another score on a quarterback sneak as the New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts 38-24 on Thursday night. Brady joins Peyton Manning and Brett Favre as the only quarterbacks… Read More »
CLEVELAND, OH – Baker Mayfield came off the bench to make his NFL debut and the top overall draft pick paid immediate dividends as the Cleveland Browns snapped a 19-game winless run with a 21-17 victory over the New York Jets. Mayfield was 17 for 23 for 201 yards in… Read More »
CINCINNATI, OH – Andy Dalton threw four touchdown passes in the first half – including three to A.J. Green – as the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One. Read More »
DETROIT, MI – Rookie quarterback Sam Darnold’s NFL career began in the worst way possible – with an interception that was returned for a touchdown. It wasn’t, however, a sign of things to come as the New York Jets barely made another mistake the rest of the night in a… Read More »
JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jaguars only managed a single touchdown on Sunday, but it didn’t matter as the Jacksonville defense did the rest in a 10-3 Wild Card win over the Buffalo Bills. The Jaguars gained just 230 yards, but allowed only 263 and forced a pair of Bills interceptions.… Read More »
PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the top spot in the NFC on Monday night with a hard-fought 19-10 win over the Oakland Raiders. Jake Elliott gave the Eagles the lead with a 48-yard field goal with :22 remaining and Philadelphia tacked on a defensive touchdown on the game’s… Read More »
Ian Eagle, Tom McCarthy, Ryan Radtke, Kevin Kugler and Kevin Harlan have the best calls from Week 14 of the NFL season as heard on Westwood One Sports. Week 15 kicks off with the Broncos at the Colts on Thursday Night Football. Coverage begins at 8p ET. Read More »